IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 – Notification Out

November 3, 2022
36,300 - 64,600 / month
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Notification Out: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has published the IBPS SO Recruitment 2022(CRP SPL-XII) Notification on 31st October 2022 on its official website [email protected] Through this recruitment process, 710 posts of IBPS SO for different disciplines such as I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) and Marketing Officer (Scale I) are to be filled. The online registration process is going on and candidates can apply for the posts by 21st November 2022. The IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) selection process includes 3 phases namely – Prelims, Mains & Interview and after completing all the stages candidates are recruited by various Public Sector banks. Bookmark this article for the latest updates as here we bring you the complete details of IBPS SO Recruitment 2022.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022- Overview

The IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 notification for FY 2022-23 has been released. The details of the IBPS SO 2022 are tabulated below for the candidates. Have a look at the overview table for all the highlights.

Organization NameInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
PostSpecialist Officer (SO)
Exam LevelNational Level
Vacancies710
Application ModeOnline
Online Registration01st November to 21st November 2022
Exam ModeOnline
SalaryRs 38,000/- – Rs 39,000/-
CategoryBank Jobs
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains & Interview
Education QualificationGraduation or Post Graduation in a specific stream depending on the post
Age Limit20 – 30 years
Official Website@ibps.in

IBPS SO Notification 2022

The IBPS SO Notification 2022 has been released on 31st October 2022 on its official website @ibps.in. The IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 is for selecting candidates for the post of Specialist Officers in different Public Sector Banks for multiple positions. Candidates interested in IBPS SO 2022 can go through the complete information including eligibility, age limit, selection procedure, and syllabus from the notification PDF. We have provided below the link to download IBPS SO Notification 2022 for your reference.

Download IBPS SO 2022 Official Notification PDF

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 – Important Dates

All the Important dates related to the IBPS Recruitment SO 2022 has been released along with the release of the IBPS SO 2022 Notification and the complete schedule for IBPS SO 2022 has been updated in the below table.

ActivityIBPS SO 2022 Dates
IBPS SO Notification 202231st October 2022
IBPS SO Apply Online01st November 2022
Last Date to Apply Online for IBPS SO21st November 2022
IBPS SO Admit Card 2022 for Prelims ExamDecember 2022
IBPS SO Preliminary Exam24th & 31st December 2022 
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022January 2023
IBPS SO Mains Exam29th January 2023
Conduct of InterviewFebruary 2023/March 2023
IBPS SO 2022 Final ResultApril 2023

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Vacancy

IBPS has released the vacancies along with the IBPS SO 2022 notification PDF. The IBPS SO Exam is conducted for recruiting candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers as IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. This sector requires highly skilled people with a strong will and dedication to work as Specialist Officers. Check out the table given below for the post-wise vacancy details.

Name of PostNo. of Vacancies
IT Officer (Scale-I)44
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)516
Marketing Office (Scale-I)100
Law Officer (Scale-I)10
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)15
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)25
Total710

IBPS SO 2022 ApplicatRecruitment ion Fee

The candidates while applying for the IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 posts have to pay the Application Fee via online mode to complete the application process. The application fee category-wise is tabulated below.

CategoryApplication Fee
General & OthersRs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
SC/ST/PWDRs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are interested in applying for the posts of IBPS SO in various departments can go through the minimum eligibility criteria below in terms of Nationality, Educational Qualification and age limit.

IBPS SO Nationality

The candidate who is going to apply for IBPS SO 2022 exam should have citizenship of India issued by the government of India. The following candidates can also apply for the IBPS SO 2022 exam:

  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee, who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • Persons migrated from India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, along with the certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

IBPS SO Educational Qualification(As on 21/11/2022)

The education qualification for IBPS SO for various posts is as follows:

1. I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

  • 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics &
    Instrumentation OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications OR
  • Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)

  • 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture

3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

  • Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR
  • Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

4. Law Officer (Scale-I)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)

  • Graduate and Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law

6. Marketing Officer (Scale-I)

  • Graduate and Two Years Full time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

IBPS SO Age Limit(As on 01/11/2022)

  • The age of the applicant must range from anywhere between 20 to 30 years
  • Age relaxation will be applicable as per category and is given in the table below:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years
A person affected by the 1984 riots5 years

Participating Banks in IBPS SO Recruitment 2022

Here is the list of participating Public Sector Banks –

  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. Canara Bank
  3. Indian Overseas Bank
  4. UCO Bank
  5. Bank of India
  6. Central Bank of India
  7. Punjab National Bank
  8. Union Bank of India
  9. Bank of Maharashtra
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS SO 2022 Selection Process

IBPS SO 2022 selection procedure includes the following stages. The Preliminary exam will be conducted by IBPS, which will be followed by the Mains Exam.

  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Mains exam
  3. Interview

The IBPS SO Prelims exam is qualifying in nature. The marks obtained in the mains exam and interview are added for the final selection. It is very important to perform well in the main exam as well as in an interview to get the final selection.

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Exam Pattern includes Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English language, and Professional knowledge, where the syllabus of Professional knowledge is different for every post.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern

Below we have provided the IBPS SO Exam Pattern for various departments separately so that it could help the candidates boost up their preparation.

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Pattern

We have detailed below the IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari.

Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTiming (Minutes)
English Language5025English40
Reasoning Ability5050English and Hindi40
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry5050English and Hindi40
Total150125120 mins.

IBPS SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer Exam Pattern

Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTiming (Minutes)
English Language5025English40
Reasoning Ability5050English and Hindi40
Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi40
Total150125120
  • For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

The main exam pattern for the IBPS SO is different for every post as mentioned below.

For the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

Name of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Profession Knowledge606045 minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Profession Knowledge (Objective)456030 minutes
Profession Knowledge (Descriptive)230 minutes